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Cost of Living Comparison Between Bangkok and Kuala Lumpur Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Kuala Lumpur are 13.41% lower than in Bangkok
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Kuala Lumpur are 17.61% lower than in Bangkok
Rent Prices in Kuala Lumpur are 27.15% lower than in Bangkok
Restaurant Prices in Kuala Lumpur are 4.07% lower than in Bangkok
Groceries Prices in Kuala Lumpur are 18.59% lower than in Bangkok
Local Purchasing Power in Kuala Lumpur is 88.72% higher than in Bangkok
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 60.00 ฿
(6.96 RM)
86.23 ฿
(10.00 RM)
     +43.72 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 800.00 ฿
(92.77 RM)
517.39 ฿
(60.00 RM)
     -35.33 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 150.00 ฿
(17.40 RM)
103.48 ฿
(12.00 RM)
     -31.02 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 60.00 ฿
(6.96 RM)
103.48 ฿
(12.00 RM)
     +72.46 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 120.00 ฿
(13.92 RM)
129.35 ฿
(15.00 RM)
     +7.79 %
Cappuccino (regular) 74.52 ฿
(8.64 RM)
94.32 ฿
(10.94 RM)
     +26.56 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 17.23 ฿
(2.00 RM)
19.57 ฿
(2.27 RM)
     +13.59 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 9.70 ฿
(1.13 RM)
12.67 ฿
(1.47 RM)
     +30.60 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 190.00 ฿
(22.03 RM)
228.43 ฿
(26.49 RM)
     +20.23 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 36.84 ฿
(4.27 RM)
24.16 ฿
(2.80 RM)
     -34.42 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 23.16 ฿
(2.69 RM)
18.82 ฿
(2.18 RM)
     -18.74 %
Eggs (12) 58.22 ฿
(6.75 RM)
44.86 ฿
(5.20 RM)
     -22.96 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 341.02 ฿
(39.55 RM)
262.52 ฿
(30.44 RM)
     -23.02 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 62.37 ฿
(7.23 RM)
49.32 ฿
(5.72 RM)
     -20.92 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 177.13 ฿
(20.54 RM)
110.17 ฿
(12.78 RM)
     -37.81 %
Apples (1 lb) 47.63 ฿
(5.52 RM)
34.13 ฿
(3.96 RM)
     -28.33 %
Banana (1 lb) 20.41 ฿
(2.37 RM)
20.12 ฿
(2.33 RM)
     -1.44 %
Oranges (1 lb) 32.95 ฿
(3.82 RM)
28.09 ฿
(3.26 RM)
     -14.75 %
Tomato (1 lb) 19.28 ฿
(2.24 RM)
17.78 ฿
(2.06 RM)
     -7.74 %
Potato (1 lb) 24.66 ฿
(2.86 RM)
14.56 ฿
(1.69 RM)
     -40.95 %
Onion (1 lb) 19.91 ฿
(2.31 RM)
13.52 ฿
(1.57 RM)
     -32.08 %
Lettuce (1 head) 35.00 ฿
(4.06 RM)
32.74 ฿
(3.80 RM)
     -6.44 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 16.84 ฿
(1.95 RM)
21.65 ฿
(2.51 RM)
     +28.56 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 600.00 ฿
(69.58 RM)
474.27 ฿
(55.00 RM)
     -20.95 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 55.81 ฿
(6.47 RM)
83.70 ฿
(9.71 RM)
     +49.99 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 97.75 ฿
(11.34 RM)
119.38 ฿
(13.84 RM)
     +22.12 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 98.00 ฿
(11.36 RM)
146.59 ฿
(17.00 RM)
     +49.58 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 30.00 ฿
(3.48 RM)
19.83 ฿
(2.30 RM)
     -33.89 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 1,200.00 ฿
(139.16 RM)
862.31 ฿
(100.00 RM)
     -28.14 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 35.00 ฿
(4.06 RM)
25.87 ฿
(3.00 RM)
     -26.09 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 9.66 ฿
(1.12 RM)
19.43 ฿
(2.25 RM)
     +101.21 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 120.00 ฿
(13.92 RM)
215.58 ฿
(25.00 RM)
     +79.65 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 106.21 ฿
(12.32 RM)
64.10 ฿
(7.43 RM)
     -39.65 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 884,500.00 ฿
(102,573.24 RM)
1,293,466.05 ฿
(150,000.00 RM)
     +46.24 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 2,979.17 ฿
(345.49 RM)
1,625.89 ฿
(188.55 RM)
     -45.42 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.96 ฿
(0.23 RM)
2.26 ฿
(0.26 RM)
     +15.74 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 615.24 ฿
(71.35 RM)
1,393.67 ฿
(161.62 RM)
     +126.52 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 2,149.24 ฿
(249.24 RM)
1,339.88 ฿
(155.38 RM)
     -37.66 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 239.09 ฿
(27.73 RM)
216.49 ฿
(25.11 RM)
     -9.45 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 200.00 ฿
(23.19 RM)
129.35 ฿
(15.00 RM)
     -35.33 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 2,159.54 ฿
(250.44 RM)
1,980.91 ฿
(229.72 RM)
     -8.27 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 1,339.60 ฿
(155.35 RM)
1,099.82 ฿
(127.54 RM)
     -17.90 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 3,151.35 ฿
(365.45 RM)
2,332.82 ฿
(270.53 RM)
     -25.97 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 2,648.39 ฿
(307.13 RM)
2,293.04 ฿
(265.92 RM)
     -13.42 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 20,062.50 ฿
(2,326.60 RM)
20,717.47 ฿
(2,402.55 RM)
     +3.26 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 8,410.00 ฿
(975.29 RM)
10,869.85 ฿
(1,260.55 RM)
     +29.25 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 65,351.42 ฿
(7,578.64 RM)
37,206.21 ฿
(4,314.71 RM)
     -43.07 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 25,696.97 ฿
(2,980.01 RM)
18,578.72 ฿
(2,154.53 RM)
     -27.70 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 13,029.54 ฿
(1,511.00 RM)
8,667.56 ฿
(1,005.16 RM)
     -33.48 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 5,744.46 ฿
(666.17 RM)
4,319.57 ฿
(500.93 RM)
     -24.80 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (Net After Tax) 24,528.57 ฿
(2,844.52 RM)
38,138.69 ฿
(4,422.85 RM)
     +55.49 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 5.62 4.67      -16.92 %
Last update: June, 2016June, 2016
Contributors:305464
Data from past:12 months12 months
Currency: THB